Use Easter Sunday To Speak Against Female Genital Mutilation — Activists Task Christian Leaders

The activists who are from Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Kenya are part of the Global Media Campaign to End FGM’s international push, to get religious leaders across the world to condemn the practice this Easter Sunday.

According to the latest United Nations figures, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), has forced about 200 million girls and women to live with side effects of the practice. These side effects include: infection, trauma, infertility, loss of sex drive, complications in childbirth, and increased chances of children and their mothers dying childbirth – as the inflexible scars tissue caused by mutilation making giving birth more dangerous.

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